Cookies Policy

Last updated: 01 April 2019
Last modification: 01 April 2019

1. Introduction

At SwissBorg we believe in being transparent and open about the way we collect and use data related to you. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with the best experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

2. What is a cookie

A Cookie is a piece of information that is placed automatically on your computer’s hard drive when you access certain websites. The Cookie uniquely identifies your browser to the server. Cookies allow the Company to store information on the server (for example language preferences, technical information, click or path information, etc.) to help make the Web experience better for you and to conduct Website analysis and Website performance review. Most Web browsers are set up to accept cookies, although you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Note, however, that some portions of the Website may not work properly if you refuse cookies.

3. What type of cookies are we using

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website and enter into transactions.

Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We use Google Analytics cookies. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit this site. For more information on Google Analytics, please click here.

Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

4. Use of Google Analytics

The Website uses Google Analytics, an Internet site analysis service supplied by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies which are text files placed on your computer to help to analyse the use made of the Website by its users. The data generated by the cookies concerning your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be forwarded to, and stored by, Google on servers located outside of Switzerland. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, compile reports on site activity for its publisher and provide other services relating to the activity of the Website and the use of the internet. Google may release these data to third parties if there is a legal obligation to do so or when the third parties process these data for the account of Google including, in particular, the publisher of the Website. Google will not cross-reference your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may deactivate the use of cookies by selecting appropriate parameters on your navigator. However, deactivation of this kind might prevent the use of certain functions of the Website. By using the Website, you specifically Consent to the Processing of your Personal data by Google under the conditions and for the purposes described above.

5. Third-party disclosure

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

6. Blocking Cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

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